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How do YOU Pronounce Reala?


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Poll: How do You Pronounce Reala? (167 member(s) have cast votes)

Curious.. >>

  1. Ree-la (32 votes [19.16%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.16%

  2. Ree-ala (106 votes [63.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.47%

  3. Ra-la (1 votes [0.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.60%

  4. Other (please say) (28 votes [16.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.77%

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I've heard that maren's name pronounced so many ways.. I'm just curious, thats all.

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Ray-ah-luh

And everyone in town makes fun of me for it, too! For, I have absoluteley NO southern accent, which is a point of irritation to many.

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O_O You read my mind. I was going to make this topic lol I say it Ree-A-La.

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ree-AHL-uh Sounds just a touch too feminine, though. Then again, that could just be the name.

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I say Ree-la. xD *snort*

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I say Ree-la. xD *snort*



So do I XD Much easier to say and retains a certain degree of androgyny.

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Reela sounds like a fishing thing to me. Reala just sounds better, (to me) because of the phonics.

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Ree-la here as well. XD lol It's how I've always said it, so it's hard to remember how to say it correctly. Hehehe Glad I'm not the only one who says it that way.

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Ree-AL-uh.

I've always tied him in with "Reality", so I pronounce it like that.

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I always say it Ree-ah-la. It's hard to get it out, but you know.

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Ree-ah-la.
Me and my friends made a short documentary, with this one girl in our school who has black and red hair, and has black lipstick and eyeliner all the time. We call her Kayala (Kayla + Reala? Get it?). If we pronounced it Reela, then... :P our funmaking just wouldn't work.
But I call him that just cuz. I think Reela sounds more feminine, and Reala does NOT look like a girl.

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I always pronounced "Ree-ala" :P

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I think I saw one, and only one, other person say this before besides me. That, and all my offline friends/family who know who Reala is pronounce it this way.:
Rel - a

Think of Relish, minus the -ish, and add a short -a (vowels, people XD?).

I blame pronouncing him like that from me older siblings playing NiGHTS when I was a very young age, the text-to-speech people, and the fact that it sounds kinda American to me. And vicious. It's quick and easy to say, and it kinda sounds vicious. Yah >.>! But, I mostly decided to pronounce his name like that more than anything. THAT, and I once called him "Relish" once when I was really young. X.x! BAD mistake to make D:!

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I sort of bounce between two (Ree-la and Ree-ala) but I'm tending to use the second more often now.

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I pronounce it Ree-ar-lah.

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Ree-AL-uh. Like Lavos, I see a connection between him and reality.

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Yeah, Ive always thought of the reality thing.

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I've heard Ree-ala and Ree-la so many times that I just swap between the two at random. Sometimes I use "Rella" if I feel like insulting him.

I beleive the Nightmarens' names (including NiGHTS) can't really be translated into a mere human tongue. They're made of too much nonreality for that...

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I''m the ONLY one so far who pronounces it my way? Awww... :P
I just think that with him looking like a guy, yet supposed to be androgynous, a more feminine name fits in, right? I don't know, but that's how I think of it.

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I''m the ONLY one so far who pronounces it my way? Awww... :P
I just think that with him looking like a guy, yet supposed to be androgynous, a more feminine name fits in, right? I don't know, but that's how I think of it.

...*looks at your old post*
Oh yeah! I'd forgotten about that one, (ray-a-la) silly me. That's what I call him most of the time, how'd I manage to forget it?

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I pronounce it somewhere in between Ray-luh and Ray-a-luh. The only problem with the first is that it sounds very similar to the title of a song by Derek and the Dominoes...

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When I was younger I never payed attention to ingame texts, (I used to think all games were mute) but the little I did pay attention to got me "Real-O". I kind of stuck with that, even though I know better.

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I say "ree-lah" though it sounds more like "ree-ler" with my accent. X3 I never ever saw a link to "reality" until I came into the fandom. I just pronounced it the same way I say "real" with an "a" on the end. Reeler. XD

I mean, no one pronouces "real" as "ree-al" unless they're talking about that Spanish football team...



Hmm... Reala Madrid... XD

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I beleive the Nightmarens' names (including NiGHTS) can't really be translated into a mere human tongue. They're made of too much nonreality for that...

*shrugs* Makes sense.

I always wondered where the name "NiGHTS" came from. And why is a nightmare named after reality? Seems to me that if these names were just crude approximations, that would explain a fair bit.

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Who knows where NiGHTS came from. After all, Yuji Naka had the idea in his head since the finish of Sonic 2, so i guess he had the time to think up names.

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I say it kind of like PRiNCE, but not quite. To me, it's "Reh-ah-la."

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Who knows how they are pronounced? For some reason someone could pronounce "Puffy" as "Poofy" because of the "u". (In japan the "u" makes an "oo" sound.)

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I say Ree-la. xD *snort*


Me too ^_^

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I say 'Ree-el-ah'...I have no idea why. XP

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I myself take the three-sylable approach. I use the "AA" sound in the middle, though. "Ree-AA-la" instead of "Ree-ah-la," that is.

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Ree-ah-luh. It rolls off my tongue easiest and sounds the most exotic.

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リアラ 「RIARA」, so for me it's like the japanese pronounciation Ree-A-La ^^

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I've always pronounced it Ree-ah-lah primarily because of the Japanese spelling: Ri-A-Ra and the way it looks RE-A-LA. But I guess this is a "tomatoe, tomahto" thing XD

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I have always pronounced it as Ree-la or Ray-la. I'm not sure why... but it could be that pronouncing it as it looks sounded kind of weird (Real-a).

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ree-al-uh

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I say 'Ree-el-ah'...I have no idea why. XP

I drift in and out of that and 'Ree-ala' XD

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I've always used "Ree-ala"

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I used to say Ree-lah.
Lately though, I've been following the Japanese pronunciation and saying Ray-ala

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I've always said it like the word 'real', with 'a' (uh) at the end. Real-uh.

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I've always said it like "real" with an "uh" on the end -- "reeluh".

Then again I pronounce Charmy Bee as "Karmee" thanks to a preview of Chaotix I saw in a magazine. XD The name they gave him was Charmacee Bee and "karmakee" sounded more natural than "char-muh-see".




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